Let It Snow! 12 Recipes Inspired By Snow

Let It Snow! 12 Recipes Inspired By Snow

Faith Durand
Jan 11, 2010

Are you buried under two feet of snow? Is there white stuff on your windowsill and in your boots? Much of the country has received a seemingly unending supply of snow these past two weeks, and so we've decided to stop complaining about it and get inspired instead! Here's a look at a dozen recipes inspired by snow.

Recipes pictured are in bold below.

Maple Taffy at Country Living. Heat pure maple syrup to 240°F and pour it over clean snow. Just like in the Little House in the Big Woods!

Lemon-Ginger Snow at Martha Stewart. The "snow" here is a beautiful layer of whipped cream underneath a lemon jelly. We love these old-fashioned jellied desserts — they are making a comeback!

Raspberry-Blueberry Snow Cones at Epicurious. Snow cones in the winter? You could even use real snow!

Vanilla Snow from Alice Waters. A whipped, airy ice cream with egg whites that tastes like vanilla and feels like snowflakes on the tongue.

Phoebe Snow at Gourmet. A classic cocktail with a very interesting namesake.

Snowstorm Café at Food & Wine. A heavily spiked hot coffee drink to keep warm on a stormy day!

Floating Islands at Saveur. Meringue islands floating in custard, like miniature icebergs. Another retro dessert that's due for a comeback!

Snow Day Dinner at Bon Appétit. A whole menu for a snowy day, including saffron couscous and a Moroccan tagine.

Snow Eggs with Pistachio Custard and Chocolate Drizzle - Another take on floating islands; these look like little snowballs.

Igloo Cake at Martha Stewart. Cake, penguins, igloo built from frosting? Check!

Cherries in the Snow - This beautiful dessert is made from a milky white gelatin, cut into cubes and drizzled with cherries in port. So lovely!

Video: How To Make Snow Ice Cream at The Kitchn. And one final treat: real snow ice cream, made with pure and clean snow.

Do you have any other good recipes inspired by (or using!) snow?

Related: The Hungry Reader: Maple Syrup and The Little House in the Big Woods

(Images: Brook Slezak/Country Living; Martha Stewart; Romulo Yanes/Gourmet; Tina Rupp/Food & Wine; Christine Fleurent/Saveur; Chris Bartlett/Bon Appetit; Martha Stewart; Romulo Yanes/Gourmet)

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